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Task Force, 1943


Published 1943


Naval Photographic Center film #10898. National Archives description : "1) Pilot's eye view: Flight through some clouds.
2) AtoG MS Strafing on enemy held installation along beach area.
3) AtoG Area strafed.
4) AtoG MS Two rockets fired at a moving train.
5) AtoG MS Train hit in engine section.
6) AtoG MS Countryside with strafing going on.
7) AtoG MS Marshaling yard being strafed.
8) AtoG MS Buildings along a track being hit by machine gun fire.
9) AtoG MS PAN Over area.
10) AtoG MS Rockets fired at buildings below; hits are seen.
11) AtoG MS Complex being strafed.
12) AtoG MS Power Plant area.
13) AtoG MS Heavy smoke coming up from area after strafing and rocket firing. (SV).
14) AtoG MS Heavily populated area; fire and smoke in area.
15) AtoG MS Looking down over undt. city, showing heavy smoke coming up from a bomb hit.
16) AtoG CU PAN Along a busy thoroughfare, buildings bombed out.
17) AtoG CU PAN Over water front.
18) AtoG MS Low barracks type building; many buildings in far BG.
19) AtoG MS CV underway off Japan.
20) Pilot's eye view: Landing made on carrier.
21) HA MS F6F making a landing.
22) Pilot's eye view: Landing made on CV after Tokyo strike.
23) HA MS F4U making an arrested landing.
24) HA CU PAN F4U taxiing after landing.
25) MS F4U taxing to deck edge elevator, folding its wings and being lowered to hangar below.
26) HA MS F6F touching down for arrested landing.
27) CU PAN F4U taxiing over deck after Tokyo strike.
28) ELS Task Force underway; one ship sends a signal message on light; PAN with Task Force.
29) MLS CV underway (scene is framed by twin 40s in FG).
30) CU Hoist about to be put up; Task Force in BG.
31) CU Man standing next to twin 40 mount looking toward carrier underway in BG.
32) MS DD underway (ship is camouflaged).
33) HA MS Looking down over after part of flight deck showing aircraft parked; other ships underway in BG (scene is taken in the evening).
34) CU Looking down over the fighters parked on flight deck (scene is framed by guy lines).
35) LS CV underway (sunrays coming through clouds in BG).
36) HA MS Looking down over many aircraft parked on flight deck.
37) CU Looking down over ship's wake."

National Archives Identifier: 79005
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Run time 7 minutes 25 seconds
Producer United States. Navy
Audio/Visual silent, color
Language English

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